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One Wild Night: 100,000 Fans Descend On Sydney Olympic Park For Bon Jovi And More This Saturday

  • Rock fans will flock to Stadium Australia this Saturday for Bon Jovi’s This House Is Not For Sale Tour show;
  • Busy day in Sydney Olympic Park, with multiple events in the precinct large crowds are expected and concert goers are advised to plan accordingly; 
  • Fans strongly encouraged to use public transport, with return travel on Sydney Trains and Major Event Buses included in all tickets;
  • Arrive early to allow additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium and only drive to the Sydney Olympic Park if you have pre-booked parking;
  • Check out the Bon Jovi Fact Sheet for all the info you need about the show.

Nathan Davis

SYDNEY Olympic Park will be alive with excitement this Saturday as around 100,000 people hit the precinct for a host of events including Bon Jovi at Stadium Australia.

The newly anointed Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are returning to Sydney for the This House Is Not For Sale Tour.

At the same time, comedy legend Kevin Hart will perform at Qudos Bank Arena and the Knockout Games of Destiny will be staged at the Sydney Showground.

Luckily for fans, Sydney Olympic Park was designed to host big crowds and Bon Jovi attendees have the added bonus of return travel on ALL forms of public transport included in their ticket.

Bon Jovi will be joined by Australian outfit Birds of Tokyo for the one-night-only Sydney leg of the critically acclaimed Tour. 

To make sure you have the perfect night on a busy evening in the Park, we’ve put together this list of everything you need. 


To help you have the best time possible, we’ve done up the ultimate Bon Jovi Sydney show fact sheet.

All your questions from bags, cameras, transport and timings – it’s all here!


  • VIP Early Entry: 4:45pm
  • Gates Open: 5:00pm
  • Birds of Tokyo: 6:45pm
  • Bon Jovi: 8:00pm

Head to our event page for all the latest info on timings and other event details.


The good news for Bon Jovi fans is that tickets to the show at Stadium Australia include return travel on all public transport; including Sydney Trains, Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses and regular bus services, Ferry services and Light Rail services.

For the right to travel, concert goers should present their ticket or proof of purchase to a member of transport staff.

For all the latest transport info, and to plan your trip, visit the Transport for NSW event page here.

Car parks in Sydney Olympic Park will fill on the night, so if you must drive it’s vital you pre-book your parking here.

For the best night possible, fans are strongly encouraged to plan their trip in advance of the day, arrive early and leave plenty of additional travel time.


A ‘ride share’ pick up zone will be operating from P6 car park.

Concert goers using services such as Uber, Taxis, Ola or Taxify to get home should arrange with their drivers to pick them up on the corner of Australia Avenue and Murray Rose Avenue.

Rideshare drivers can access the area from 9:30pm and enjoy free coffee if they arrive before 10pm.


With a number of restaurants, cafes, bars and pop-up food stalls open in the Park pre and post-concert you can make a whole night of it.

Local cafes and restaurants will be open all day, including the Brewery which will be operating an extended bar area on Dawn Fraser Avenue from 4pm.

A range of international food trucks and stalls will be open in the precinct also from 4pm, with a live band performing outside to get Bon Jovi patrons in the mood to rock out. 

Head here for the full list of permanent eateries available in Sydney Olympic Park.


Remember Ticketek is the ONLY authorised ticketing agent for this event. To ensure you don’t end up with invalid tickets, DO NOT buy them through any unauthorised re-sellers such as Viagogo, Ticketmaster Resale, Tickets, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia, Ticket Merchant, Ticket Blaster, Ticket Bis, Queenoftickets, etc.

Stadium Australia has no obligation to honour tickets bought from any agent other than Ticketek.

We don’t want anyone to miss out on what is sure to be an awesome night, so spread the word and enjoy the concert!


Public safety is our No.1 priority at Stadium Australia.

The Stadium works closely with NSW Police and other authorities to identify risks at all events.

A high NSW Police and Security presence will be in place for the concert, both inside Stadium Australia and throughout the Sydney Olympic Park precinct before, during and after the event.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early and leave additional time for the security screening process when entering the Stadium. This process will include mandatory bag searches and personal checks.

Only small bags (no larger than an A4 piece of paper) are permitted into Stadium Australia for events, and all bags will be checked by security. No backpacks will be permitted into the venue for this event. Fans should arrive without bags if possible.

See something/Say something: Please report any unusual or suspicious behaviour or unattended items to Customer Service staff, Police or Security.

Thank you for helping us provide a safe environment for this great event.

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